Erika M. Anderson (aka EMA) is a force to be reckoned with. Coming in with a dark horror soundtrack to bolster her song writing…Read More
It was founded in 1990 by former tour agent Christof Ellinghaus, exclusively to release The Flaming Lips’ In A Priest Driven Ambulance (With Silver Sunshine Stares). With bands The Lemonheads, Das Damen, and Yo La Tengo also looking for a label to release their 1990 albums, City Slang became a home for US bands looking to bring their music to the European market.
City Slang has grown into an extensive and varied catalogue with releases ranging from veteran acts to up-and-coming favourites. It is now home to several European acts, but its focus on US- and Canada-based acts remains, maintaining its established relationship with several key North American independent labels such as Merge, Arts & Crafts, Barsuk and several others.
On 1st October 2011, the label opened an additional European headquarters in Paris, under the title of City Slang France.
Following her show at London’s Visions Festival this weekend, Tel Aviv’s Noga Erez has unveiled plans to continue playing live in 2017, with her…Read More
EMA, recently premiered the video for “slowly simmering”, the clip was directed by Alicia Rose, features Portland, OR artist Taj Bourgeois alongside EMA.The track…Read More
Hug of Thunder, the first Broken Social Scene record since 2010’s Forgiveness Rock Record, is aptly named: It’s warm and familiar like an embrace,…Read More
For Broken Social Scene’s Andrew Whiteman, the political is personal. The multi-instrumentalist is one of the only band members to appear in every one…Read More
Singer-songwriter Erika M. Anderson, better known by her stage name EMA, has released new track “Down & Out” on City Slang. It’s the first…Read More
EMA has released a video for her new song “Breathalyzer.” The track is off her forthcoming Exile In The Outer Ring. Watch the Alicia…Read More
Timber Timbre has debuted a new video for “Velvet Gloves & Spit,” the second song off their album Sincerely, Future Pollution, out April 7,…Read More
CocoRosie have released a new protest song entitled “Smoke ‘Em Out”, featuring ANOHNI. The group have also shared a personal statement on the track…Read More
Timber Timbre – the Canadian trio of Taylor Kirk, Mathieu Charbonneau, and Simon Trottier, with drummer Olivier Fairfield – will release their fourth album…Read More
Sinkane recently premiered his new video for “Telephone,” the second single from his new studio album Life & Livin’ It set for release on…Read More
Gothenburg, Sweden’s sir Was (aka Joel Wästberg) announced yesterday that his debut album Digging A Tunnel will be released March 10th, 2017 via City…Read More